Dubai in 1950s Before the Oil Discovery (17 pics)

Before the oil boom, Dubai in the 1950s was a thriving desert backwater emirate. But in just 50 years, Dubai is now widely known as the Middle East’s capital of excess — an incredible emirate state where money...

 

What Disneyland Looked Like in 1950s

Nearly 3 decades after Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse first debuted, Disneyland opened its doors. On July 17, 1955, it officially welcomed families to a magical place where they can have fun and let their imagination roam free...

 

Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from movie “Schindler’s List”, preparing to shoot prisoners (1943)

Amon Leopold Goeth was camp commander of the Plaszow concentration camp from February 1943 until September 1944. In the photograph he can be seen standing on his balcony preparing to shoot prisoners. Amon Leopold Goeth (German:...

 

The Assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981

Extremists assassinate Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Cairo (1981). The assassins’ bullets ended the life of Anwar Sadat — a man who earned a reputation for making bold decisions in foreign affairs. The reputation...

 

17 Epic Movie Sets That Were Actually Miniature Models

From the mind-bending architecture of the Inception to Middle Earth towers of the Lord of the Rings, the world of movies has shown us orgasmic cinematography that is almost beyond human imagination. The pictures below will...

 

Bobby Fischer playing against 50 opponents simultaneously in 1964

Bobby Fischer is considered by many to be the greatest chess player who ever lived. In this particular simultaneous exhibition, he won 47 of the matches, drew 2 and lost 1. He lost to Donn Rogosin, not a well-known player....

 
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